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SSRC president Alondra Nelson has been appointed has been appointed Professor and Harold F. Linder Chair in the School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. She will leave Columbia University to take up her new appointment on July 1, 2019.
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SSRC board member Margaret Levi has been awarded the 2019 Johan Skytte Prize in Political Science, often referred to as the political-science equivalent of the Nobel Prizes.
The SSRC mourns the passing of former board and committee member Sidney Verba, a long-time friend of the Council whose pioneering work on democratic participation and civic life made an enduring impact on the field of comparative politics.
SSRC president Alondra Nelson elected to the board of directors at the Teagle Foundation.